GRANDMA'S SWEET PICKLES

Eddie Jordan

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@EDWARDCARL

When I was a kid Grandma made all kind of pickles. She made sweet pickles, pickled watermelon rinds, pickled okra,and pickled green tomatoes, I could go on and on. The pickles where great, but the love she put into making them was awesome. I hope I can make these as good as grandma!!!


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Serves:

Makes 7 pints

Method:

Canning/Preserving

Ingredients

7 lb
thinly sliced cucumbers
2 gal
water
2 c
pickling lime
8 c
distilled white vinegar
9 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
salt
1 tsp
whole cloves
1 tsp
celery seed
1 tsp
mixed pickling spice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Soak cucumbers in water and lime for 24 hours.
2
Wash in clean water and soak in fresh water for 3 hours.
3
Combine remaining ingredients add cucumbers and soak overnight.
4
Boil pickles in soaking liquid until pickles are clear about 1 1/2 hour.
5
Pour into hot sterilized jars, seal. Process in hot water bath for 5 minutes. Makes 7 pints.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southwestern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #cucumber